Henrico County

Henrico County (HMQJD)

Location: Henrico, VA 23228 Henrico County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 37.725', W 77° 31.032'

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Virginia's Second Settlement

In 1611, Sir Thomas Dale founded the Citie of Henricus, the second settlement in the Colony of Virginia which later became Henrico County. Henrico, named for Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales and son of King James I, became one of the original eight shires of Virginia in 1634. The county originally included land on both sides of the James River from Charles City County west to the Blue Ridge Mountains. It was later divided into ten additional counties and three cities.

In 1934, exactly 300 years after becoming one of the original shires, Henrico became the first county in Virginia to adopt the county manager form of government. That year, the Board of Supervisors appointed Willard F. Day County Manager. Since then, the Board of Supervisors has been responsible for policy making while the County Manager has been responsible for the day-to-day operations of county services.
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HM NumberHMQJD
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByCounty of Henrico Division of Recreation and Parks
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 10:18am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 277868 N 4167605
Decimal Degrees37.62875000, -77.51720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 37.725', W 77° 31.032'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 37' 43.50" N, 77° 31' 1.92" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4309-4351 E Parham Rd, Henrico VA 23228, US
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